Pesticide Usage Surveyor

Job Ref: J27610
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Biotech/Life Sciences
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 12 July 2018
  • York, North Yorkshire, England, UK
  • £20,000 - £23,000 per Annum
  • Kimberley Warren
  • 0191 284 6768

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Pesticide Usage Surveyor

Permanent Role

York - Extensive Travel

Salary £20-23K

Have you got experience in the running of a farm alongside strong communication skills and are looking to apply your abilities in a challenging role?

A leading environmental organisation based in York are looking to recruit a Pesticide Usage Surveyor. The Surveyor will be participating in the collection and management of data by visiting farmlands to survey their pesticide usage.

This individual will be involved in surveying of lands across October to March, when surveying they may be away from home Monday to Friday (all expenses are covered whilst away, including travel). In the remaining months you will work within the office verifying data that has been gathered and entering this into their database as well as generating certain reports.

Part of this role will involve calling farmers and growers to make appointments for surveys. Within this role you will also deal with queries regarding pesticide usage from the stakeholders and carry out background work for upcoming surveys.


  • A driving license is essential for this position due to the extensive travel
  • Experience in the operation or running of a farm is beneficial
  • HNC, degree or equivalent qualification in an agricultural, horticultural or biological subject
  • A qualification in the safe application of pesticides would be advantageous such as NPTC
  • Experience of working in an area of agriculture of horticulture either practically or from an R&D point of view would be ideal
  • Strong IT skills, capable of using Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong communication skills on the phone, in person and in writing

If you are keen to pursue a challenging and varied role, please do apply online. Any queries can be directed to Kimberley on 0191 284 6768.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.

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